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Soldiers' Orphans Home, Farwell House

Date: 1870
Description: Group of people posing outside of Soldiers' Orphans Home, located on Spaight Street between Paterson and Brearly Streets. The building was originally const...
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Crocheting Doilies

Date: April 17 1957
Description: A Girl Scout crocheting doilies at a senior citizens' care center with her "adoptive grandmother."
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Jigsaw Puzzle

Date: April 17 1957
Description: An elderly woman, Josephine Fell, is the "adopted grandmother" to a Girl Scout that visits her and works with her on a puzzle at Rosemary's Nursing Home in...
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Caning Chairs

Date: October 17 1968
Description: An elderly man and woman make new cane seats for chairs at the Cedar Lake Home for the Aged.
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Dane County Home for the Aged

Date: 1901
Description: Exterior view of the Dane County Home for the Aged.
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Dane County Poorhouse

Date: 1907
Description: Exterior view of the Dane County Poorhouse.
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Institute for the Deaf and Dumb

Date: 1880
Description: View of the building and the grounds. Pedestrians, an equestrian, and a man in a horse-drawn carriage are in the foreground.
Postcard

St. Joseph's Orphan Asylum

Date: November 10 1905
Description: A motor boat, named "Quo Vadis," in the lake in front of St. Joseph's orphan asylum.
Photograph

Eli G. Runal Home

Date: 1900
Description: The house of Eli G. Runal, now part of the Willowbrook Sanatarium.
Postcard

Martin Luther Children's Home

Date: 1951
Description: Exterior view of the Martin Luther Children's Home.
Painting

Benjamin Walker Castle

Date: March 16 1916
Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 900 block East Gorham Street, ca. 1862-1893
Photograph

Dane Co. Home For The Aged

Date: February 22 1950
Description: Exterior side view of Dane Co. Home For The Aged, showing porches and a dangerous fire escape. The newspaper headline calls the building a "fire trap."
Photograph

Dane Co. Home For The Aged

Date: February 23 1950
Description: Metal fire escape at rear of the Dane County Home For The Aged. Newspaper calls building a "fire trap."
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Dane Co. Home For The Aged

Date: February 22 1950
Description: Three rows of beds on the third floor of the Dane County Home For The Aged. The room had only one exit leading to a wooden porch and a wooden fire escape....
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Facade of Winnebago County Asylum

Date: 1930
Description: Three-quarter view from driveway of exterior of the Winnebago County Asylum.
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Poor Farm and Grounds

Date: 1930
Description: Elevated view of Poor Farm on the grounds of the Winnebago County Asylum. There is a large barn, silo, windmill, and the roof of a large building in the ba...
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Building on the Winnebago County Asylum Grounds

Date: 1930
Description: View from road of a building located on the grounds of the Winnebago County Asylum. Standing on a sidewalk in front is a man leaning on a cane.
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Winnebago County Asylum Staff

Date: 1930
Description: Group portrait outdoors of the administrative and nursing staff of the Winnebago County Asylum. Pictured in the center back row is E.E. Manuel, the Superin...
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Staff Members of Winnebago County Asylum

Date: 1930
Description: Group portrait of Winnebago County Asylum staff members sitting on steps, including the Superintendent, E.E. Manuel, seated in the back row, far right. Geo...
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Dining Room Table at Winnebago County Asylum

Date: 1930
Description: Dining room table illuminated by sunlight from a nearby window, located at the Winnebago County Asylum.

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